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Sports fan bases that should share a beer

New York-style pizza and Boston lagers.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

A Pittsburgh bakery teamed up with a Cleveland brewery to make a cake-flavored beer, making us think about other rival fan bases that could benefit from an alcoholic culture mash-up.

Berra leaves off-field legacy of words

Yogi Berra, left, and Whitey Ford are seen during the New York Yankees 65th Old Timers Day ceremony. The New York Yankees defeated the Colorado Rockies, 6-4, at Yankee Stadium in New York on Sunday, June 26, 2011.

By Stephen Caruso / Assistant Sports Editor

September 23, 2015

As a Yankees fan, I’m not going to miss the departed Lawrence “Yogi” Berra most for his baseball career. His No. 8 will hang forever in Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park — no player will wear it again. But as much as I love shutting down other baseball fans with “27 rings,” I was alive for...

Large payrolls do not always translate to playoff success

Large payrolls do not always translate to playoff success

By Alex Wise / Staff Writer

September 23, 2014

I grew up thinking I didn’t hate the Yankees. Then, around age 12, I realized what a moron I’d been and thought about the amount of time I wasted not hating the Yankees. So, I blindly hated the Yankees. And then I learned how the world works and how money works ­— what difference is there, re...

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